Chad Seaman

WireX – why shady apps lead to hot pockets

In 2017 Akamai was hit with a series of prolonged targeted layer 7 DDoS attacks against major hospitality e-commerce companies. From attack traffic to disassembled malware, we’ll cover how a DDoS attack lead to the discovery of an Android powered DDoS botnet.


Internet dumpster diver, DDoS researcher, hunter of botnets, diddler of malware. Senior Security Response Team Engineer @ Akamai